Lionel Messi: Barcelona Star Has Risen To Be Best Player in the World

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Lionel Messi: Barcelona Star Has Risen To Be Best Player in the World

"Every great has a tendency to influence his team, like (Michael) Jordan with the Bulls. Messi is the best. We wouldn't trade him for anybody.", said Pep Guardiola.

And he is undoubtedly right. If Michael Jordan is the king of basketball, Lionel Messi is definitely the king of football right now. He is the current best player in the world by a huge margin and at 23 he is already regarded by many pundits as one of the best players in history.

However, Messi's life, especially his early life, was far from a fairytale. Let's take a look at Messi's path and at how he became the best player on the planet.

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